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Taylor Swift in Donegal? Fans go into a frenzy over new snaps 7 days ago

Taylor Swift in Donegal? Fans go into a frenzy over new snaps

Taylor Swift has sent fans into a frenzy following a trip to Donegal.

The superstar visited Portsalon beach for a laid-back photoshoot. Her pictures, shared on Saturday, sparked major excitement …
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Donegal expert creates first Digital Badges for Irish Trad Teachers 4 weeks ago

Donegal expert creates first Digital Badges for Irish Trad Teachers

Donegal music producer and traditional music expert Liz Doherty is launching new ‘digital badges’ to recognise qualifications gained by traditional music teachers. 

It’s the latest offering from the Buncrana musician, who …
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Video: Stunning new song speaks to all brides 4 weeks ago

Video: Stunning new song speaks to all brides

A new song has been released today to lift the spirits of all brides after a most uncertain year.

‘This Bride’ is the new wedding song written by Bri Carr …
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Louise’s magical chapter 4 weeks ago

Louise’s magical chapter

A Letterkenny teacher turned her lockdown downtime into something magical by writing a new children’s book series.

Mum of three Louise Flanagan never planned to write children’s books, but thanks …
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What’s On: Earagail Arts Festival back with hybrid blend of exciting events 1 month ago

What’s On: Earagail Arts Festival back with hybrid blend of exciting events

If you’re craving true entertainment again, Earagail Arts Festival is thankfully back with a programme to delight all arts and culture fans.

Starting on 4th July, the festival is taking …
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Donegal actress lands role in hit Netflix show 2 months ago

Donegal actress lands role in hit Netflix show

Donegal actress Amybeth McNulty had landed another major role in a top Netflix series.

The 19-year-old star will join the fourth series of the hugely popular supernatural drama Stranger Things.


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Donegal fundraiser boosted by the ‘Paul Mescal effect’ 2 months ago

Donegal fundraiser boosted by the ‘Paul Mescal effect’

‘Normal People’ star Paul Mescal has kindly lent a hand to fundraising efforts to repair a damaged footbridge in south west Donegal.

The actor has just finished filming in the …
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Donegal coast sets the scene for film starring Paul Mescal 3 months ago

Donegal coast sets the scene for film starring Paul Mescal

Irish actor Paul Mescal is currently working on a psychological drama in Co Donegal, it has been revealed.

The Normal People star is co-starring in A24’s God’s Creatures, which is …
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Donegal music producer delighted with programme’s international award 3 months ago

Donegal music producer delighted with programme’s international award

Donegal music producer and traditional music expert Dr Liz Doherty has said it was a joy to work on a programme which recently won a prestigious international media award for …
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Dramatic debut is a hit for singer-songwriter Carol Wilson 3 months ago

Dramatic debut is a hit for singer-songwriter Carol Wilson

What started as a cathartic release from the struggles and trauma of a very difficult relationship, has evolved into the debut single ‘Trouble Me’ from Donegal singer-songwriter Carol Wilson.

‘Trouble …
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Clannad announce details of their final tour 3 months ago

Clannad announce details of their final tour

Donegal band Clannad have announced details of the Irish leg of their Farewell tour.

The legendary West Donegal group will play four Irish tour dates set for Spring 2022 as …
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Donegal woman co-hosting podcast on experiences of ‘adulting’ 4 months ago

Donegal woman co-hosting podcast on experiences of ‘adulting’

If you’re on the lookout for a new podcast, make sure to check out Sarah Allan’s newest production.

The Raphoe woman has teamed up with a college friend to launch …
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Bring the cinema home with Irwin Expert Electrical 4 months ago

Bring the cinema home with Irwin Expert Electrical

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If you want to enjoy a cinema-like experience at home, Irwin Expert Electrical has all you need.

The TV centre at Irwin Expert Electrical boasts some of the …
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Late Late Show raises incredible €2.6m for Irish Cancer Society 4 months ago

Late Late Show raises incredible €2.6m for Irish Cancer Society

Late Late Show viewers donated an incredible €2.6million to the Irish Cancer Society in a matter of hours last night.

An emotional Daffodil Day special celebrated the crucial work of …
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Derry Girls star Saoirse-Monica Jackson lands blockbuster role 4 months ago

Derry Girls star Saoirse-Monica Jackson lands blockbuster role

Derry Girls star Saoirse-Monica Jackson is set for the silver screen after being cast in upcoming superhero film The Flash.

The popular actress, who grew up between Derry and Greencastle …
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From Antrim to Arranmore – Wild Atlantic Women unite for moving music video 4 months ago

From Antrim to Arranmore – Wild Atlantic Women unite for moving music video

Female artists from Antrim all the way to Arranmore Island have launched a new video to share positivity with people at home and abroad.

The music video cover of Francie …
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Donegal woman braves TV social experiment 5 months ago

Donegal woman braves TV social experiment

A young Donegal woman is set to appear on a new TV series to share her strong views on important topics.

Leanne McCafferty from Ballyshannon is one of the guests …
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Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh composes new music to bring hope after pandemic 5 months ago

Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh composes new music to bring hope after pandemic

Acclaimed Donegal fiddler Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh will release new music this St. Patrick’s Day packed with hopeful notes for brighter days to come.

The Altan star will be teaming up …
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Grainne lets the good times roll in charity skate 5 months ago

Grainne lets the good times roll in charity skate

Donegal woman Grainne Gallanagh raised both funds and spirits on International Women’s Day by completing a charity challenge in a hilarious fashion.

The Buncrana nurse and model set out to …
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Award-winning director appointed top role at Abbey Theatre 5 months ago

Award-winning director appointed top role at Abbey Theatre

Carndonagh woman Caitríona McLaughlin has been appointed as the new Artistic Director of the Abbey Theatre.

McLaughin will join the staff of the renowned Dublin theatre in early May.

The …
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Watch: Donegal shines in romantic music video 5 months ago

Watch: Donegal shines in romantic music video

Award-winning actress Glaiza De Castro has released her much-anticipated music video set in Donegal.

The famous Filipina TV and film star braved the cold winter weather to create a summer-themed …
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Exclusive: Filipina star sets new music video in beautiful Donegal 6 months ago

Exclusive: Filipina star sets new music video in beautiful Donegal

Filipina actress and singer Glaiza De Castro is about to release a brand new music video showcasing Donegal as the dream escape.

The young TV and film star is a …
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Donegal singer joins line-up for international St Patrick’s Day concert 6 months ago

Donegal singer joins line-up for international St Patrick’s Day concert

Fanad will be in the spotlight this St Patrick’s Day during a special concert connecting Irish people worldwide.

Talented local singer/musician Kelli McGrory will be performing live from Fanad Lighthouse …
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Mary’s Muff mention leaves Corrie fans in stitches 6 months ago

Mary’s Muff mention leaves Corrie fans in stitches

The border village of Muff in Donegal has gained some priceless promotion from Coronation Street.

Viewers were left in stitches at Mary’s Muff adventures which were recounted on last night’s …
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Donegal woman digs deep into fillers and anti-wrinkle industry 6 months ago

Donegal woman digs deep into fillers and anti-wrinkle industry

Are lip fillers and anti-wrinkle injections becoming the norm for young people today?

That’s what BBC Blas presenter Caoimhe Ní Chathail set out to investigate in her new documentary Croí …
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Moya Brennan to star in all-female trad celebration 6 months ago

Moya Brennan to star in all-female trad celebration

Donegal’s Moya Brennan will star in an upcoming TV concert celebrating some of the best of women traditional musicians and singers.

‘Ceol ó Kylemore: Ceiliúradh na mBan’ will be a …
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Abundance of talent in Wild Atlantic Women Donegal Hospice Show 7 months ago

Abundance of talent in Wild Atlantic Women Donegal Hospice Show

The Wild Atlantic Women and friends have revealed that their first online concert will be a four-hour celebration of music and creativity.

Beginning from 5.30pm this Sunday evening, the …
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Donegal woman in showcase of female comedy writers 7 months ago

Donegal woman in showcase of female comedy writers

Comedy writer Anne Mulkeen-Murray is making a half-hour debut on RTE Radio 1 tonight with her production ‘You Only Live Once’.

Mulkeen-Murray grew up on the Derry/Donegal Border and went …
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Nollaig na mBán concert taking virtual route for 2021

Many of Donegal’s best-known female musicians will be coming together virtually this January to ensure the continued success of their Nollaig na mBán show.

The Wild Atlantic Women and friends …
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Moya documentary is a must-watch for music fans 7 months ago

Moya documentary is a must-watch for music fans

2020 marks 50 years in the music business for the first lady of Celtic music, Moya Brennan.

This Tuesday will see a deeply personal documentary Moya airing on TG4 to …
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New children’s film shining a light on grief 7 months ago

New children’s film shining a light on grief

A group of talented creatives from Letterkenny is behind a new, uplifting children’s film about grief which premieres across seven TV platforms on the darkest day of the year, the …
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‘The Crown’ star credits her Donegal grandad for inspiring her acting career 8 months ago

‘The Crown’ star credits her Donegal grandad for inspiring her acting career

The Crown star Erin Doherty has thanked her Donegal grandfather’s thick accent for sparking a curiosity in her to start acting.

Erin has shot to fame starring as Princess Anne …
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Joy as Ciara Doherty announces she’s expecting baby number two 8 months ago

Joy as Ciara Doherty announces she’s expecting baby number two

Donegal TV presenter Ciara Doherty has announced her second pregnancy with husband Richard Stern.

The Letterkenny woman welcomed her first child last year, a daughter named Renee.

It’s been a …
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Donegal musician celebrates international award 8 months ago

Donegal musician celebrates international award

Ballyshannon singer/songwriter Lorraine McCauley is this month celebrating winning an international music award.

Lorraine scooped the Amazing Voice Traditional Cover 2020 Female Award at the Red Carpet Award Show in …
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Golden opportunities ahead as Sinead does Donegal proud 8 months ago

Golden opportunities ahead as Sinead does Donegal proud

Singer Sinead Black is full of thanks as her Glór Tíre journey came to an end this week.

The talented Letterkenny woman came runner-up in the national country music competition, …
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Admirable local volunteers to feature in lockdown documentary 9 months ago

Admirable local volunteers to feature in lockdown documentary

Local volunteers who have risen to the challenges of Covid-19 will be featured in a new documentary on TG4 next week.

Saol faoi Ghlas, airing on 18th November, follows the …
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Donegal singer makes the charts with Christian music 9 months ago

Donegal singer makes the charts with Christian music

A Donegal singer is making waves across the pond by coming 3rd place in the UK Christian Music Charts for her original song ‘You Reign.’ 

Caroline Crawford, who lives close …
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Sinead Black on song as Glór Tíre returns 9 months ago

Sinead Black on song as Glór Tíre returns

Letterkenny singer Sinead Black is excited to bring live music back to people’s homes when she returns to TG4’s Glór Tíre.

The country talent competition resumes next Tuesday 10th November …
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Teen sisters crowned Ireland’s top Irish dancers 9 months ago

Teen sisters crowned Ireland’s top Irish dancers

Donegal’s dancing sisters Ailbhe Liu and Seoda Wang have won the 2020 final of An Ríl Deal.

The national Irish Dancing contest on TG4 came to an exciting conclusion last night …
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‘Donegal, much missed!’ Sarah Jessica Parker shares special snaps from family holidays 9 months ago

‘Donegal, much missed!’ Sarah Jessica Parker shares special snaps from family holidays

Sarah Jessica Parker has revealed that she is missing her holiday home in Co. Donegal.

The Sex and the City star gave fans a rare insight into family breaks in …
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Donegal sisters have heartbreaking reaction to restrictions on Gogglebox 9 months ago

Donegal sisters have heartbreaking reaction to restrictions on Gogglebox

Donegal’s Gogglebox Ireland stars Barbara and Janet’s had a devastating reaction to the government’s visiting ban in their last feature on the Virgin Media Show.

Ardara-based sisters Barbara Frost and …
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Lisa McGee joins in on the craic with ‘Talking Derry Girls’ podcast 10 months ago

Lisa McGee joins in on the craic with ‘Talking Derry Girls’ podcast

Fans of Derry Girls are in for a treat this week as the popular ‘Talking Derry Girls’ podcast series welcomes a very special guest.

The one and only Lisa McGee, …
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Watch: Wild Atlantic Women sing from the heart of Inishowen 10 months ago

Watch: Wild Atlantic Women sing from the heart of Inishowen

Restrictions may have halted a large section of our local music scene, but one show is connecting artists wherever they are and sharing their music with the world.

The Wild …
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Sneak Peek: New series meets family behind Donegal’s wildest attraction 11 months ago

Sneak Peek: New series meets family behind Donegal’s wildest attraction

The dramatic twists and turns of Donegal’s wildest attraction will be showcased in a new series starting Thursday 10th September on RTÉ One.

RTE has released new details on ‘Return …
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One to Watch: Donegal drama ‘The Deceived’ begins on Monday 11 months ago

One to Watch: Donegal drama ‘The Deceived’ begins on Monday

A highly anticipated drama which is partly-set in Donegal will launch on Irish TV this Monday.

Fans of Normal People actor Paul Mescal will want to tune in to …
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Malin buzzing as major movie crew comes to town 11 months ago

Malin buzzing as major movie crew comes to town

Malin Head residents are on the lookout for celebrities today as filming starts on yet another Hollywood blockbuster.

A film crew has been spotted on a local beach where filming …
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Ciara Doherty makes an exciting move to the Tonight Show 11 months ago

Ciara Doherty makes an exciting move to the Tonight Show

Virgin Media Television has announced that Ciara Doherty will co-host a new series of ‘The Tonight Show’.

The current affairs programme starts on Tuesday 1st September at 10pm on Virgin Media …
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What’s On: Drive-in theatre opens outside Letterkenny 11 months ago

What’s On: Drive-in theatre opens outside Letterkenny

All roads lead to Ray this weekend as a drive-in cinema opens to round-off the summer holidays.

The Big Drive-Inn theatre experience will be in town for four movie showings …
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Donegal presenter returns with new BBC series 11 months ago

Donegal presenter returns with new BBC series

Donegal broadcaster Máire Bhreathnach is back on our screens tonight with a new series of ‘An Focal Scoir’ on BBCNI.

Bhreathnach, from Gortahork, will present the fourth series of the …
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Story of extraordinary Donegal nurse brought to life in theatre 12 months ago

Story of extraordinary Donegal nurse brought to life in theatre

Catherine Black MBE, born in Ramelton in 1878, was nurse to both kings and beggars. 

Nicknamed ‘Blackie’, she was the private nurse to King George V up to his death. …
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